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1970s

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100 Wilshire

More than just an entertainer, Lawrence Welk was also a canny developer who put his mark on Santa Monica with the Champagne Towers apartment complex and the General Telephone high-rise office tower.
2-4-6-8 House
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2-4-6-8 House

One of the earliest designs by renowned Los Angeles architects Thom Mayne and Michael Rotondi of Morphosis, completed in 1978 and intended to feel friendly for residents, with a do-it-yourself quality.
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6672-6674 Vista Del Mar Duplex

Reported to have been the first built work of architect Eric Owen Moss, now well-known for his visionary designs in Culver City and across the region.
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Ambassador College

A wide array of diverse architectural styles dating from 1905 to the 1970s, all the buildings make sense together thanks to a cohesive master plan and strong landscape design.
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Anthony Quinn Library

Actor and East L.A. native Anthony Quinn is memorialized at the library that is now located on the site of his childhood home.
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Art Center College of Design

Often described as designer Craig Ellwood's swansong, the Art Center bridge, an economical solution to the school's hilly canyon site, was one of the final commissions for his firm.
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Barton Choy Residence

Sitting one address apart in Silver Lake, these two wooden plank-paneled houses' acute angles, use of steep lots, and dramatic façades proclaim the work of innovative architect Barton Choy.

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